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In 1909 Nebraska State Surveyor Robert Harvey surveyed the Fort Mitchell site documenting the location of the fort for the Nebraska State Historical Society. Mr. Harvey's site sketch is partially shown to the right.
The granite Oregon Trail marker was pla…
To all Pioneers
who passed this way
to win and hold the West
Trail crossed one mile South
3/4 mile east from this point
Cold Springs was a popular camping ground on the Overland Trail to California, Oregon, Utah and other points in the far west. It was a stage station along the Overland Stage Route 1854-1862 and also a Pony Express relay st…
Marked by the
State of Wyoming
at this point
Main trail 3 miles South
Platted and established by the Lincoln Land Company of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad, Guernsey garners its name from Charles A. Guernsey, noted legislator, rancher, and investor in early Wyoming.
The historic Guernsey area encompasses a ke…
Three panels are located at the Register Cliff State Historic Site kiosk.
Register Cliff State Historic Site
West of Register Cliff the landscape changes, presenting new challenges for the emigrants. Limited water and rugged terrain made travel m…
The historic Oregon Trail descends from the benchlands across the valley to the river bottom below. Brigham Young's 1847 Company of Mormon Pioneers crossed the south side of the North Platte River near Fort Laramie to follow the Oregon Trail past this point…
Two monuments, one erected in 1932 and the other a modern replacement, are located in the Guernsey city park.
To All Pioneers
Who Passed This Way
To Win and Hold the West
Trail Ruts and Register Cliff
One Mile South
This boulder marks
Nebraska City Cut-Off
the Oregon Trail